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Old 01-27-2012, 01:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Swimmerbird123 View Post
Did anyone else see this article in the NY Times yesterday about BMW using a recording of engine noise to create a throaty sound in the M5? Astonishing! One has to ask then, is the engine sound on the F30 authentic??

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/26/op...&sq=bmw&st=cse

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If they were going to use it on the F30 it would likely be in the 328i as the inline 4 cylinder turbo probably has the least on paper ability to make enthusiasts sounds. In all the initial reviews (list of them here) the N20 in the 328i does indeed sound a little diesel like (reviewers words, not mine). So if they're using the technology it isn't working

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